SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, today voiced his strong opposition to legislation proposed by liberal Democrats that will endanger families throughout California. The Democrat plan paves the way for the early release of thousands of dangerous criminals into communities across the state before they have completed their sentences.
WASHINGTON-- The American Red Cross is on the scene offering evacuees a safe place to stay as wildfires in California force people from their homes and scorch thousands of acres. Overnight, nearly 200 people took refuge from the smoke and fire in Red Cross shelters.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state of California fight the Station Fire in Los Angeles County.
Dylan Calzada, a senior at Bowman High School, is among 50 students in Los Angeles and Orange counties selected to take part in the Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Project's Annual Regional Institute Aug. 28 to 30 at the University of California, Los Angeles.
In an effort to address the challenges and needs of our military personnel and their families, the Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care Center is proud to announce the expansion of services to veterans. If you are a veteran or caring for a veteran you will find the centers day care therapeutic environment is designed to promote socialization and stimulation and maximize individual potential for independence, dignity and quality of life among functionally impaired adults.
A known criminal street gang member is behind bars today facing serious felony criminal charges thanks to the efforts of a proactive Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy who put his life on the line to protect our community.
You know it is such a shame that it takes the California Legislature to enact a bill just to allow a young Marine and/or any other young military person the right to graduate from his/her high school in their chosen military uniform.
Art lessons for Stevenson Ranch Elementary School students will take on a new look with the opening of the school's new art studio, located on campus.
A Castaic man and woman were arrested Monday morning after detectives found 18 marijuana plants and dozens of jars filled with the drug, sheriff's deputies said in a statement.
Just when I got over the indigestion from reading Jonathan Kraut on Tuesday ("Reformers vs. hate and rage," The Signal, Aug. 18), here came Gary Horton with a blast of bile on Wednesday ("Fear shouldn't be a pre-existing condition," The Signal, Aug. 19).
Michele Buttelman asks, "What happened to the children of the '60s?" ("What happened to us?" in The Signal, Aug. 23)
In the story "Analysis: how debt will affect your health care" (The Signal, Aug. 13), The Associated Press states that Congress is concerned about how they can "shore up Social Security to keep it from burying the nation ever deeper in debt."
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I became a fan of the Cross Town Cowboys after Ms. Aleks Gajewski's article on the group back in February ("The cowboy life through song," The Signal, Feb. 9).
I am appalled at the lack of concern our school district (the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District) seems to have for the safety of our junior high and high school students regarding transportation to and from school.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.